CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Imaging Technology (8455/36 weeks)

Tasks/competencies bordered in blue are considered optional when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.

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Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills

  1. Demonstrate positive work ethic.
  2. Demonstrate integrity.
  3. Demonstrate teamwork skills.
  4. Demonstrate self-representation skills.
  5. Demonstrate diversity awareness.
  6. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  7. Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
  2. Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
  3. Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  4. Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
  6. Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
  7. Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
  8. Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
  9. Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
  10. Demonstrate customer-service skills.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
  2. Demonstrate information technology skills.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
  4. Demonstrate telecommunications skills.

Examining All Aspects of an Industry

  1. Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
  2. Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
  3. Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
  4. Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
  5. Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
  6. Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
  7. Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
  8. Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.

Addressing Elements of Student Life

  1. Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
  2. Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
  4. Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.

Introducing Imaging Technology

  1. Define the term photography.
  2. Research the history and development of photography.
  3. Identify camera types and parts of the camera.
  4. Examine the characteristics and uses of different lenses.
  5. Utilize the camera systems, controls, and speeds to properly expose an image.
  6. Examine the physical and chemical properties of film and paper.

Composing Images

  1. Produce an image using the Rule of Thirds.
  2. Produce an image using balance.
  3. Demonstrate the use of foreground, middle ground, and background focal planes.
  4. Compose a forced perspective using a model.
  5. Compose a photograph that demonstrates rhythm in environment.
  6. Produce photographic images using various techniques.
  7. Utilize a variety of lighting techniques and methods to represent the dramatic effects they have on a photographic image.
  8. Use artificial and natural lighting to create a properly exposed image.
  9. Capture and/or create digital images, using hardware and software.
  10. Demonstrate the different genres of photography.
  11. Apply design elements and layout techniques in the presentation of student images.
  12. Use a variety of techniques to correct, enhance, or transform an image.
  13. Utilize safety and environmentally friendly procedures and practices.
  14. Demonstrate proper handling and care of equipment.

Exploring Careers in Photography

  1. Maintain a portfolio of photographic images.
  2. Evaluate the work of a published or professional photographer.
  3. Explore ethical and legal issues related to imaging technology.
  4. Explore careers in imaging technology.